The table below looks at the statistics for Apple iOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS
Rank 65 57 42
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 23 21 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.67% 1.74% 3.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.13% 9.59% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 24
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£350 £343 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £343 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-38.18% -21.42%
Apple iOS
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
283 219 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.57% 18.10% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 112 133
Average daily rate £323 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 43
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.15 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £22.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

Apple iOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Apple iOS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple iOS across the Manchester region.

Apple iOS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple iOS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Apple iOS Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Apple iOS
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS across the Manchester region.

Apple iOS Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Apple iOS
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple iOS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - - 1
Bury - - - -
Cheadle - - - - 1
Oldham - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Apple iOS
North West

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple iOS.

1 35 (79.55%) Android
2 16 (36.36%) Mobile App
3 14 (31.82%) iOS Development
4 13 (29.55%) Objective-C
5 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (22.73%) HTML
6 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
7 9 (20.45%) Java
7 9 (20.45%) TDD
8 8 (18.18%) CSS
8 8 (18.18%) User Experience
9 7 (15.91%) Windows
9 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
9 7 (15.91%) Cucumber
9 7 (15.91%) BDD
10 6 (13.64%) iPad
10 6 (13.64%) Automated Testing
10 6 (13.64%) .NET
10 6 (13.64%) Calabash
11 5 (11.36%) Android Development
11 5 (11.36%) Xamarin
11 5 (11.36%) OOP
11 5 (11.36%) Flash
11 5 (11.36%) Finance
11 5 (11.36%) Games
11 5 (11.36%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (9.09%) iPhone
12 4 (9.09%) Pair Programming
12 4 (9.09%) Ruby
12 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple iOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.82%) IBM Notes
2 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.27%) Node.js
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Photoshop
1 3 (6.82%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Cucumber
2 6 (13.64%) Calabash
3 3 (6.82%) Xcode
3 3 (6.82%) Subversion
4 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (2.27%) Ant
5 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
1 5 (11.36%) Games
2 2 (4.55%) Publishing
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (65.91%) Developer
2 10 (22.73%) iOS Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) HTML Developer
6 3 (6.82%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (6.82%) CSS Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Designer
6 3 (6.82%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (4.55%) ActionScript Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Flash Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Flash ActionScript Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Remote Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) HTML
2 8 (18.18%) CSS
3 6 (13.64%) .NET
4 5 (11.36%) Flash
5 4 (9.09%) iOS SDK
6 3 (6.82%) jQuery
6 3 (6.82%) HTML5
6 3 (6.82%) JSP
6 3 (6.82%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.82%) Android SDK
7 2 (4.55%) PhoneGap
7 2 (4.55%) Cocoa Touch
7 2 (4.55%) Adobe AIR
7 2 (4.55%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.55%) Cocoa
7 2 (4.55%) Spring
7 2 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (2.27%) JSON
8 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.27%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) Mobile App
2 8 (18.18%) User Experience
3 6 (13.64%) iPad
4 4 (9.09%) iPhone
4 4 (9.09%) Blackberry
5 3 (6.82%) Social Media
6 2 (4.55%) Online Gambling
7 1 (2.27%) Mobile Games
7 1 (2.27%) Graphic Design
7 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (79.55%) Android
2 7 (15.91%) Windows
3 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.55%) Windows 2000
4 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.55%) NetWare
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) iOS Development
2 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.45%) TDD
4 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
4 7 (15.91%) BDD
5 6 (13.64%) Automated Testing
6 5 (11.36%) OOP
6 5 (11.36%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (11.36%) Android Development
7 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.09%) Pair Programming
8 3 (6.82%) Project Management
8 3 (6.82%) Scrum
8 3 (6.82%) OO
9 2 (4.55%) ITSM
9 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (2.27%) Coaching
10 1 (2.27%) Information Architecture
10 1 (2.27%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) Objective-C
2 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.45%) Java
4 4 (9.09%) Ruby
5 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.82%) C#
6 2 (4.55%) C
6 2 (4.55%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (4.55%) VBScript
6 2 (4.55%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.27%) Python
7 1 (2.27%) XAML
7 1 (2.27%) C++
7 1 (2.27%) Perl
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Xamarin
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle
3 3 (6.82%) Lotus
4 2 (4.55%) Apple
4 2 (4.55%) Adobe
4 2 (4.55%) HP
4 2 (4.55%) Citrix
4 2 (4.55%) Novell
4 2 (4.55%) Appcelerator
5 1 (2.27%) Kony
5 1 (2.27%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.27%) SAP
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